Test Background GAD65 antibodies are found in patients with type 1 autoimmune diabetes. Antibodies to GAD65 are also found in ~60 % of patients with stiff person syndrome.
Clinical Indications Type 1 autoimmune diabetes Stiff person syndrome
Reference Range <5.0 AU/mL
Sample Required RST (rust top), Gel SST (Yellow Top) CSF
Sample Volume 5-10 mL (1 mL serum)
Turnaround Time 21 days
Notes The laboratory is not accredited for testing CSF samples for this test.